The Clayton State University Dental Hygiene Class of 2014 was all smiles before their recent graduation – all 22 senior students had their dreams made real by passing the CRDTS (Central Regional Dental Testing Services) clinical exam.
According to Dr. Gail Barnes, Clayton State Department Chair, Dental Hygiene, the Topeka, Kan.-based CRDTS exam involved the students cleaning a patient’s teeth for an allotted time. The examiners who took part in the five, half-day sessions in the Clayton State Dental Hygiene Clinic were dentists and dental hygienists from across the country. In addition to Clayton State’s 22 dental hygiene seniors; 17 candidates for the CRDTS exam were from other Georgia dental hygiene programs.
“I thank each of you for the time and effort you have continuously given to our students. Your expertise and devotion to their clinical education is phenomenal!” said Barnes in an email to the Clayton State Dental Hygiene faculty.
The “Perfect 22” of the Clayton State Dental Hygiene Class of 2014 included…